We’ve all dreamt about managing our favourite football team. Buying players worth millions of pounds, winning footballs biggest competitions and seeing the players we love playing together in one super team. Thanks to fantasy football, we can put the players we admire the most together, and form the team of our dreams! This gives you the chance to show off your footie knowledge and management skills to all your friends. So, where to begin? Here are some of the most popular fantasy football competitions around.
The Sun Dream Team
One of the most popular, The Sun Dream Team is simple to use. This fantasy football is free to enter, and the prize money is £100,000! To start, you’ll have a budget of £50 million to build your team. You’ll have to buy eleven players from any teams across top-flight teams. You can also join leagues or start your league. There are loads of different leagues to join. You’ll be able to make three transfers each month to strengthen your team. You’ll be able to collect points for goals scored, assists and more. But you’ll also lose points for yellow and red cards, losing games and missing penalties.
The Times Fantasy Football
The Times lets you pick a team for free. You’ll have £50 to spend and there’s no limit on how many players you take from each team – you can even choose your formations! If you enter, you can pick up to five teams. You need to put together a squad to perform in the league and the FA Cup. There’s £15,000 in prize money up for grabs. When you register, you’ll have access to “the info centre” which helps you select players and create your leagues. You’ll also get a newsletter and weekly updates. There is a breakdown of how you can collect points. You aren’t restricted to the domestic season; you can also play in the super league which covers the whole of Europe.
The Telegraph Fantasy Football
Spread over the top English football league and a European Super League. The winner will receive £15,000. As the manager, you’ll get £50 million to grow your team of eleven players. You can select from any club side. You can also see how many points each player brought in from the previous season. This Fantasy football also offers “Live Scoring” where you can follow your team during each game and get an overview of your progress.
Sky Sports Fantasy Football
Build your best team using Sky Sports Fantasy Football and take your chance to win the £50,000 cash prize. With different entry fees and prizes, you can set up a league to suit you. There’s the Overhaul feature in which you can make as many transfers as you like. This happens twice in the season and you must stay within the £100 million budget set by the game. You are free to make Captain changes as many times as you want and earn extra points.
Mirror Fantasy Football
Download the Mirror Fantasy Football iTeam app and get your season started. You’ll be able to see the most popular players help you make a choice. There’s a list of bargains – these are the best performing players that you could add to your team without spending a fortune. There is a collection of prizes up for grabs as the season goes on. Including a sporting trip, a video games package and a Foosball table! If you join, you’ll get £75 million to get your team up and running.
There you have it. A list of some of the best fantasy football around at the minute. So, as you wait for a new season to start, you can pick your team and test your managerial skills out with one of our top picks from above or why not try the sports slots at Aspers Casino? You’ll find football-themed games and more to enjoy at any time.